Locals dreaming of hotter climate following day of snow, wind and automobile crashes

Quite a few accidents had been reported on Interstate 78 in Berks County on Saturday. That stretch of freeway sees winter climate crashes much more usually currently.

This newest spherical of snow and gusty winds has many in our space ready anxiously for heat spring days.

Drivers on I-78 skilled durations of white out circumstances on the freeway on Saturday. 

The Berks County Division of Emergency Providers says there have been accidents on I-78 all through the morning, some involving a number of automobiles, together with a wreck involving tractor trailers and vehicles in Bethel Township.

“Fifteen automotive accidents, not one thing I’ve heard of too usually right here,” mentioned Isaiah Danner, Property Guardians and Snow Removing. 

The eastbound facet of the freeway was shut down for a couple of hours following the Bethel Township crash.

Extra crashes on I-78 had been reported within the afternoon because the wind whipped the snow round, making it very troublesome to see at instances.

A type of crashes snarled site visitors in Higher Tulpehocken early within the afternoon. It concerned a number of vehicles and a number of individuals had been injured.

Site visitors was lastly seen transferring once more in that space later within the afternoon.

Many individuals say they’re prepared for the climate to vary.

“I hate it, I completely hate it. I hate snow,” mentioned Emmaus resident, Jackie. “I do not like driving in it, don’t love strolling in it , I simply do not prefer it.”

It is what a number of Pennsylvania residents are considering with regards to these chilly winter days.

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The Lehigh Valley skilled one other spherical of snowfall and a few heavy winds. Combine the 2 collectively, and folks begin dreaming about these summer season days, and hoping that is the final of it. 

We talked to at least one Decrease Macungie resident who says he is normally a fan of snow days round right here, however even he agree, it is time for some heat.

“I am prepared for that, we’re accomplished “Its been sufficient,” mentioned Bruce of Decrease Macungie. “I am prepared for summer season.”